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Week in Review: Dave Matthews, Soccer Bowling and Crystal

Stories also focus on residents' reaction to the overturning of Proposition 8 and young job seekers talking about finding work in a flagging economy.

After the city of Bell debacle, Patch decided to look into the salary of Agoura Hills' own city manager, which turns out to be a fourth of what Bell's comparable official made.

This summer, many Agoura Hills teens are experiencing firsthand the effects of a flagging economy. The city's job seekers speak out.

Here are those stories and everything else that went down around town during the week of Aug. 2.

MONDAY

Agoura Hills' farmers market hit its one-year mark, and Patch looked into how business is going.

The city ranked 15th in a Los Angeles County longevity study. Residents have a life expectancy of about 83.4 years on average, according to a Department of Public Health report.

Patch caught up with Reyes Adobe Historical Site docent Betsy Berry about what she enjoyed doing most in Agoura Hills this summer.

TUESDAY

We launched our new series and caught up with hardworking 10th-grader Jackie Adelsberg.

Patch posted a story about the Cavallo family hosting Dave Matthews at its Hidden Hills home Aug. 22. Ticket proceeds will go toward Heschel West's Tuition Assistance program.

The Motherload spotlighted the local chapter of national training program Moms in Motion.

WEDNESDAY

, talked with Patch about his experience in our Generations of Graduates video series.

David Schub covered a performance of magician Tony Daniels, who entertained at the final Summer Reading program at the Agoura Hills Library.

THURSDAY

Laureen Crisafulli of Crystal Gallery and Engraving was this week's Invisible Business. She keeps hand-engraving alive in Agoura Hills, and clients from across the country entrust her with their precious jewelry, musical instruments and other items.

Intern Susan Hampar posted the incidents that occurred in July as compiled by the Malibu/Lost Hills Sheriff's Station. 

Robert Coutts explored the effects of the Hilton Foundation's headquarters on the way of life of those already residing on the slopes of Ladyface Mountain.

FRIDAY

Agoura Mom Files' columnist Charlene Ross discusses whether kids should have cell phones. 

Once a grocery store, then a banquet hall and later a community theater, Agoura's only entertainment venue is celebrating its 10th anniversary. The Canyon was this week's Agoura Scene.

SATURDAY

Danielle Miller put the final touches on her big day, ending Weddings 91301 by spotlighting Paris Cut Hair Salon, Speakeasy Art Studios and the Lash Shoppe.

This week, Ian Rosen and his son took on soccer bowling at Chumash Park.

Nicole Kliest rounded up summer theater around town. July and August saw a number of Agoura Hills thespians showcasing their talent across the Conejo Valley.

Zoya Ahmed was this week's Hometown Hero. The high school runner is joining her pals for a summer of volunteering with Agoura Hills Parks and Recreation.

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